The latest issue of Ode Magazine offers an interesting article called This is Your Brain on Change.

Here’s the problem in a nutshell:

Our culture sets us up to have to change but also makes us into people who don’t know how to change.

So what’s the solution?  The author posits two (related) strategies: 1) cut down on media consumption; 2) engage in local, nature-based activities.

I’m going to help myself integrate all the stressors and changes of today with a little walk after dinner.  Turn off the computer, get outside, enjoy the sunset (or the cloud cover), and move my body.

What are you going to do?